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Photo by Jon Anderson

Between 700 and 800 walkers showed up at Railroad Park in Birmingham Saturday morning. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Jesse Chambers.

The National Veterans Day Parade, a Birmingham tradition since 1947, returns to the streets of downtown on Nov. 11, at 1:30 p.m. Read more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy One World LLC

The Water Lantern Festival — a unique floating lantern event described by its producers as moving, magical and uplifting — began in 2018 with stops in 34 U.S. cities. The festival is now coming to the Magic City for the first time. Read more

Happenings

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Photo courtesy of Katie Hannah, Ronald McDonald House.

The Ronald McDonald House’s Red Shoe Run that Homewood has loved for years is getting a face-lift this year, as the event celebrates 15 years of bringing people together. Read more

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Photo courtesy Addiction Prevention Coalition.

Check-in and registration begin at 9 a.m. and the walk at 10 a.m. Read more

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Photo courtesy Railroad Park Foundation.

The temporary rink at 17th Street Plaza will be open from Nov. 23 through Jan. 6. Read more

Central City

Get your steins ready for Birmingham Oktoberfest tomorrow. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Alyx Chandler.

On the third Saturday of June and July, Magic City T Shirt and Urban Vintage Clothing is partnering with Good People Brewing Company to bring a free, local artist market to the brewery. Read more

Happenings

March For Our Lives 2018

Sarah Finnegan

The rally, held in conjunction with the March For Our Lives event in Washington D.C., drew a large crowd at Railroad Park where students and local activists spoke about their desire for gun control legislation. Read more

Sights

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Photo courtesy of Addiction Prevention Coalition.

Birmingham nonprofit Addiction Prevention Coalition seeks to help fight addiction to opioids, including heroin and prescription painkillers. Read more

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Ice Skating

Layton Dudley

The ice skating rink at Railroad Park, sponsored by Red Diamond Coffee, was open until Jan. 1, 2018. Read more

Happenings

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Alyx Chandler

About 15-20 people were at the Medicare for All Rally At Railroad Park from 5:30-7 p.m. at Railroad Park. The rally was co-hosted by the Birmingham chapter of the Democratic Socialists of America as well as Birmingham Indivisible. Read more

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Jesse Chambers

The Birmingham City Council discussed an ordinance to appropriate funds for an outstanding balance on camera monitor footage, landscaping and maintenance at Railroad Park. Read more

Neck of the Woods

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Photo by Ron Burkett.

As if spicy food isn’t enough of a reason to come out to its seventh annual Cajun Cook-off, Girls Inc. has an extra incentive for the Birmingham community this year. Read more

Happenings

Rainy Day

Jesse Chambers

Artist and UAB student Samaria Arenas will host the grand opening of Rainy Day, selling local handmade goods, on Friday afternoon, Read more

Business

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Jesse Chambers

Even though Sunday's weather included rain, thousands flocked to Railroad Park for food from their favorite food trucks. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Sydney Cromwell.

Parkour, or free-running, involves getting from one point to another as quickly and efficiently as possible. It requires climbing, crawling, jumping or balancing to navigate obstacles that the average person would walk around instead. Read more

B'ham Bizarre

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Photo courtesy of Charles Buchanan

Show highlights Charles Buchanan’s depictions of Birmingham skyline, neighborhoods and more. Read more

Happenings

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Photo by Frank Couch.

Downtown Birmingham, once neglected, has come back big-time in recent years, drawing visitors to such attractions as Regions Field and Railroad Park and offering a wide variety of new bars, breweries, restaurants and music venues. Read more

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

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    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy11

    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

  • 191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy12

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy12

    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

  • 191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy13

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy13

    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

  • 191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy14

    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy14

    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.

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    Photo by Jon Anderson

    191102_Walk_to_end_epilepsy15

    Between 700 to 800 people showed up for the 2019 Alabama Walk to End Epilepsy at Railroad Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on Saturday, Nov. 2, 2019.